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Understanding Iraq's Disappearing Security Forces

The Iraqi security forces were always America's ticket out of Iraq, so after many early disappointments, U.S. military leaders built the forces in their own image. The ISF that the U.S. left behind in 2011 numbered nearly 350,000 soldiers and...

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Creative Disruption: Technology, Strategy, and the Future of the Global Defense Industry

“Creative Disruption: Technology, Strategy, and the Future of the Global Defense Industry” identifies trends in the technology, security and business environments; highlights the disruptive effects of these trends; and offers recommendations for...

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July 22, 2014

Katherine Kidder's Latest Review Essay in FPRI's Orbis

This is no typical summer in July for CNAS staff. Adding to the full force includes Research Associate Katherine Kidder's new essay in Orbis, a publication by the Foreign Policy Research Institute. In "Protecting the Bay of the Bengal," Katherine review a...

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20YY Warfare Initiative Project Director Paul Scharre delivers a presentation on autonomous technologies and unmanned systems at CNAS' Eighth Annual National Security Conference.